intervertebral disc


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Synonyms for intervertebral disc

a fibrocartilaginous disc serving as a cushion between all of the vertebrae of the spinal column (except between the first two)

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Disc distraction shows evidence of regenerative potential in degenerated intervertebral discs as evaluated by protein expression, magnetic resonance imaging, and messenger ribonucleic acid expression analysis.
Because intervertebral discs themselves cannot regenerate, the affected disc material is removed in an operation that can be performed on both people and animals.
It was only in 1964 that chemonucleolysis was reported as an alternative surgical treatment, when Smith injected chymopapain directly into the intervertebral disc of human subjects.
Pandit, "Current trends in biologics delivery to restore intervertebral disc anabolism," Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, vol.
Almusrea, "Spontaneous resorption of sequestrated intervertebral disc herniation," World Neurosurgery, vol.
An understanding of intervertebral disc development, maturation and cell phenotype provides clues to direct cell-based tissue regeneration therapies for disc degeneration.
Anterior microdiscectomy was performed in C5-C6, removing bulky intervertebral disc consisting of the nucleus pulposus and annulus fibrosus.
Anatomy and physiology of the intervertebral disc are discussed first, followed by pathophysiology of degeneration including animal models of degeneration and pain.
5 Intervertebral disc disease is a major epide- miological problem as 50 70% of adults experience at least one episode of the low back pain in their life time.
Their sports and physical activities include treatment from all sports injuries, lower back pain, intervertebral disc prolapse, cervical and lumbar spondylosis, soft tissue injuries, per-arthritis, muscle strain and ligament injuries.
Although this intervertebral disc degeneration can occur anywhere along the spine, it mainly happens near the neck and lower back, causing intense pain.
Dorsal migration of a herniated intervertebral disc is rare and may be difficult to definitively diagnose preoperatively.
a product design and bioengineering firm that will provide services to further the development and production of BRT's proprietary therapeutic delivery device for its intervertebral disc stem cell therapy program, "brtxDISC," (Disc Implanted Stem Cells).
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